SACRAMENTO – RBI Solar, Inc. (“RBI Solar”)has become the newest member of the nation’s largest state solar power trade association, the California Solar Energy Industries Association (CALSEIA).
“We are proud to have RBI Solar join CALSEIA to support its mission of expanding the use of clean, solar technologies throughout the state. CALSEIA members are recognized as being true leaders in the California market as they promote high standards within the industry and advocate fair policies for solar consumers. We look forward to working closely with RBI Solar in continuing this work,” says Bernadette Del Chiaro, Executive Director of CALSEIA. Read the rest of this entry »
Jane Weissman led the Interstate Renewable Energy Council (IREC) for 22 years as the organization’s president and CEO. And on March 8, 2017, renewable energy professionals and supporters from across the country will gather in Washington D.C. to celebrate her leadership and the impact of IREC in its 35th year. Read the rest of this entry »
GRT. Green machine. Big green. Call them what you will, these post-driving machines are a sight to behold. For those familiar with our company and our work, RBI Solar ground mount projects in progress are hard to miss—painted in iconic RBI green, our GRTs are brightly visible as they work their way across the landscape.
So what are these green beasts and how do they bring your solar racking project to life? Read the rest of this entry »
Taking a solar project from a bright idea to a functioning structure doesn’t happen overnight, and it certainly doesn’t happen alone. Many stakeholders—all experts in their respective fields—come together to bring a solar project to life.
Cuttyhunk Island—a mile and a half stretch of land at the outermost band of Massachusetts’ Elizabethan Islands—is home to a single school, many bed & breakfasts, and little more than 50 permanent residents. The population can swell into the hundreds in the summer as tourists and travelers flock to this quaint little New England island for fishing and relaxation.
Everything that comes to the island, from food to fuel, must be transported via boat or barge. For barges, that’s a three hour drive from the mainland.
Being so far away from mainland Massachusetts, it made sense for Cuttyhunk Island to have an inexhaustible source of energy in the form of solar PV. Read the rest of this entry »